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pcmpl-args

Description
Enhanced shell command completion
Latest
pcmpl-args-0.1.3.0.20220510.145627.tar, 2022-May-10, 180 KiB
Maintainer
Jonathan Waltman <jonathan.waltman@gmail.com>
Website
https://github.com/JonWaltman/pcmpl-args.el
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To install this package, run in Emacs:

M-x package-install RET pcmpl-args RET

Full description

1 pcmpl-args – Enhanced shell command completion

pcmpl-args extends option and argument completion of shell commands read by Emacs. It is intended to make shell completion in Emacs comparable to the rather excellent completion provided by both Bash and Zsh.

This package uses pcomplete to define completion handlers which are used whenever shell completion is performed. This includes when commands are read in the minibuffer via shell-command (M-!) or in shell-mode.

Completion support is provided for many different commands including:

  • GNU core utilities (ls, rm, mv, date, sort, cut, printf, …)
  • Built-in shell commands (if, test, time, …)
  • Various GNU/Linux commands (find, xargs, grep, man, tar, …)
  • Version control systems (bzr, git, hg, …)

1.1 Installation

To use this package, install pcmpl-args via your package manager from Melpa and add the following to your init.el:

(require 'pcmpl-args)

Note: This package redefines the following functions:

  • pcomplete/bzip2
  • pcomplete/chgrp
  • pcomplete/chown
  • pcomplete/gdb
  • pcomplete/gzip
  • pcomplete/make
  • pcomplete/rm
  • pcomplete/rmdir
  • pcomplete/tar
  • pcomplete/time
  • pcomplete/which
  • pcomplete/xargs

1.2 Defining new completion commands

This package contains a number of utilities for defining new pcomplete completion commands:

pcmpl-args-pcomplete
Can be used to define completion for commands that have complex option and argument parsing.
pcmpl-args-pcomplete-on-help
Completion via parsing the output of COMMAND --help.
pcmpl-args-pcomplete-on-man
Completion via parsing the output of man COMMAND.

Old versions

pcmpl-args-0.1.3.0.20220131.231643.tar.lz2022-Feb-0135.2 KiB
pcmpl-args-0.1.3.0.20220126.114449.tar.lz2022-Jan-3135.2 KiB